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Itsu Oxford review

Having passed a few itsus in London I was vaguely aware it was somewhere to eat, but hadn’t actually been in one until the new one in Oxford opened. Now I know I’ll be grabbing lunch there as often as … Continue reading

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Start of the growing season

Just done our first sowing: three varieties of toms (Roma, Alicante, Moneymaker) cumcumber (two varieties) pepper aubergine leeks petunias rudbeckia Livingstone daisies penstemon lobelia Dietes grandiflora (Fairy iris) Using the sun room as a greenhouse as work on the garden … Continue reading

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The fun of freecycling

8ft tree attached to a mini. Let’s hope he (and the tree) made it back to Bicester

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Bird slaughter in Cyprus

This story on songbird slaughter shocked and amazed me. I can’t believe so many birds have been illegally caught on Land the British mod are responsible for. Very sad.

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Word press Android app

I’m usually pretty silent on this blog letting Paul do all the work. Will having the word press app on my new phone make a difference? Probably not – this could just be one of those short lived new year … Continue reading

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More winter

An update to our Winter set on Flickr from Dry Sandford Pit.

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The return

We’ve been back for just over a week now. It’s been a little mad as in that time there’s been Charlotte’s wedding (more on that in another post), we’ve both managed to find jobs, bought a car, and come up … Continue reading

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Not long now

Hello everyone – if there is anyone left still reading this! As we are nearly at the end of the trip, we thought we had better write something about Peru, so here goes! Well, getting to Peru was a bizarre … Continue reading

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Valparaiso and a hangover :)

Hello everyone, Firstly, thanks to Michelle and Uncle Michael for their lovely comments. So since we last spoke we have been to Valparaiso – or Valpo for short. It was a huge relief to get out of the smog of … Continue reading

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Paul’s beard

Paul thought he would experiment and grow his whiskers. We think they now qualify as a beard – see the pic. I am dying to know what you all think of it as we are constantly debating as to whether … Continue reading

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